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Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

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Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

Hello fellows,

My girlfriend and I are planning to stay 7 full days, arriving and leaving from Santorini.

We would like to relax, visit and dive a little bit.

We were thinking about staying in Santorini and Milos (half of the time on each island).

Do you think we have the time to do one more island?

Do you have places to recommend on each island? Maybe diving spots too?

Thanks a lot!

Clément

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1. Re: Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

You say you want to relax .... you won't get to do much of that if you add a third island to your trip! Three islands in 7 days would be too rushed, quite frankly.

There is plenty to see and do on both islands and, for Milos at least, you could easily spend the full seven days just there. We have been to Milos twice, for a total of 12 days, and still have lots more to see next time we go back. There plenty of photos at this link to give you an idea of what you can expect to see on Milos: https:/…

Can't help you with your question about diving, but I highly recommend you and your girlfriend take one of the sailing tours around the island: http://tinyurl.com/MilosMust

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2. Re: Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

Look up this link:

http://tinyurl.com/oq3ksvo

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3. Re: Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

Each island hop eats up at least a half day so adding a third island isn't a great idea.

Renting a car on Milos however is a good idea. There is is lots to see and the car gives you the flexibility to get from one place to the other.

There is a half way round the island excursion( ther are all the way round the island boats as well but they don't stop long for swimming) that stops at Kleftiko for three hours. One of the sail boats, Adventure tours had snorkel equipment so you can spend a bunch of time exploring the sea caves and rock formations.

You must stop and see the dazzling white rock formations at Sarakiniko beach.

Also you can visit the catacombs and look down at the amphitheater and visit the traditional villages of Trapiti and Plaka. You will soon discover that Donny is right you don't have enough time in Milos.

Here are images of Milos. In the 201 album you will see the sail boat excursion and the 2013 album the other attractions as well as the small fishing villages including the famous Klima.

Milos 2011

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Milos 2013

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4. Re: Your opinion on a 7 days trip around Santorini and Milos

Thank you all for your great advices! I will stick with 2 islands!

Knowing I land in Santorini, is Milos the best second island to visit? (Based on the pics it seems to be awesome!)

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